Volume 5  |  Issue 4
February 2018
February 13, 1:00 - 2:30
March 2 & 9, 12:00 - 2:30
Teaching News
Educause Review features 
UI case study on 
active-learning classrooms
Teaching Awards
Other Events
February 27, 11:00 - 12:00
Center for Teaching
A New Face for the Collaboratory

In an effort to enhance course design and delivery, improve student learning, and reduce course delivery costs at the University of Iowa, the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology developed the Learning Design Collaboratory initiative. 

The Collaboratory aims to promote a culture of reflection, foster collaboration, and enhance teaching and learning excellence. 

We are excited to share the new  Collaboratory web presence which will be the source of news and information regarding this initiative. In developing the page, our primary goals were to share Collaboratory faculty experiences, invite instructors to join us in this initiative, and paint a clear picture of the what the Collaboratory aims to achieve.
Innovations in Teaching With Technology

The Innovations in Teaching with Technology Awards (ITTA) fund significant, innovative projects that have the potential to improve teaching and learning at the University of Iowa. 

This year, eight UI instructors received awards in support of their innovative approaches... Continue Reading
Strategies for Success

In this series, we will highlight an array of teaching strategies implemented by instructors at the University of Iowa. 

Each strategy, provided directly from the instructor, enhances student engagement and broadens the scope of understanding. 

This month's strategies are provided by Jennifer Haylett, Lecturer, Sociology... Continue Reading

Conference Corner Q&A

Faculty members and instructional staff at the University of Iowa have the opportunity to enhance their teaching through attending various workshops and conferences. 

In this periodic series, we will share the benefits instructors find in attending an array of teaching conferences and events...Continue Reading

New ICON Gradebook

Canvas is working to build a new Gradebook that allows for more flexible grading, is more intuitive, and elevates the Gradebook user experience .. . Continue Reading
ICON for Everyone 
Creating an Accessible Course 

The Universal Design Online Content Inspection Tool (UDOIT) can be implemented to check areas of ICON for accessibility, and provides an easy way to identify areas that may prevent people using assistive technology from accessing the site.... Continue Reading